A photo of the event celebraing the Nelson Mandela International Day (Source:VNA)
 
HCM City (VNA) – The Consulate General of South Africa in HCM City presented gifts and scholarships to orphans, children with disabilities and those from difficult backgrounds on July 13 to celebration of the Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18).

The event was held to pay tribute to the late President of South Africa who dedicated 67 years of his life to fighting for peace and justice around the world.

Some 50 scholarships, worth 50 million VND in total, 200 colouring books and other gifts were given to the children from Nguyen Dinh Chieu Special School and Social Protection Centre for Handicapped Children in the city.-VNA